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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We head into the All-Star break at a time where so many team’s will consider themselves in contention for a playoff place. That will mean some interest moves before the end of the month as it’s a case of who will blink first and look to bolster their team for

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We are used to looking at the best position player, starting pitcher, and relief pitcher on the fantasy market, but it is that time of year where everyone comes out with their list of all-star snubs. I’ll join in with the fun and pick one player at each position (plus

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Fantasy baseball and real baseball often don’t intersect. One of the areas where they don’t intersect is in the area of fielding. The Angels made a deal in the winter of 2015 that shifted their fortunes a ton on the field. Occasionally, a transcendent fielder comes along that changes the

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstop is a position that has a lot of good, young players. When that happens at a position you get a lot of uncertainty as to where the position is going to go. The law of averages indicates that some will make it and some won’t. Even in that situation,

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we saw in the last piece, the shortstop position is one of the deepest positions in the fantasy universe. Although, we saw a number of good players in the first half, but there are still some really good hitters in this piece. As we have done before, we will

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Most of the opening day fantasy shortstops have gotten off to a decent start, but a few have struggled coming out of the gate. Coming into Saturday’s action, Troy Tulowitzki was hitting .163 with five home runs and 13 RBI. The power numbers are certainly pretty good, but no one

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

There are many ways to rank players. I don’t claim to have a monopoly on the truth, but I hope my methods balance analytics with common sense. The analytics part is probably the most involved. We take runs above replacement from the past three seasons according to three different sources

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Fantasy Baseball

The Los Angeles Angels and Atlanta Braves consummated the second major trade of the offseason at the general managers meetings on Thursday evening. The Angels will send Erick Aybar, Sean Newcomb, and Chris Ellis to the Atlanta Braves for Andrelton Simmons and Jose Briceno. The deal closed the door on

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com As we continue on with the real offensive value series, we reach another position where the numbers are more offensive. Shortstops make second baseman look like they are Charlie Gehringer and Rogers Hornsby. Of course, as usual we are getting ahead of ourselves. So, first, let

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Why should I read this article? I thought my draft had gone well. I drafted my man crush Ben Zobrist to be my starting shortstop and even added Jed Lowrie as insurance. Everything seemed right. Then, a month into the season I lost both of them

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